I mentioned the other day that I’m a huge fan of learning to make all kinds of foods at home.
Almond butter is one that I can’t get enough of.
Tools for almond butter at home
All you need for making your own almond butter (or any nut butter at home) is a high powered blender, or food processor.
I used a food processor for this one.
As I explain in the video, I tend to make my almond butter on the thick side.
I do this because I use almond butter for many purposes from snacking, to eating on a sandwich to baking.
I love the ability I have to control the consistency of my almond butter, by just adding a little water, or oil to thin things out as needed.
Is almond butter OK for people with diabetes?
Almonds have an extremely low glycemic index, which means they don’t spike your blood sugar as quickly as other foods.
You can also control the sugar content in your almond butter by with sugar substitutes, or natural sweeteners.
Almonds are a great food for people looking to control their blood sugar.
How to make almond butter at home
I used local Texas honey, which lightly sweetened the batch.
Here’s the recipe below, but the video above also gives you a step-by-step tutorial.Print